Monthly archives: April 2017

6 Aura-Cleansing Tips To Free Yourself From Negativity

Auras can describe a person better than outspoken words, and affect the surroundings too. They are greatly influenced by external vibrations and negative energies. So purifying our auras with a good cleansing is essential for our well-being. Here are 6 simple tips on aura cleansing that will enable an emotionally, mentally, and spiritually stable environment around you. 1. Comb The Aura Combing the surrounding aura will help cleanse it. Given […]

China 'putting pressure' on North Korea, says Donald Trump

Donald Trump thinks Chinese President Xi Jinping is “putting pressure” on North Korea, the US president said in an interview to air on Sunday, as tensions mount over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programmes. If North Korea carries out a nuclear test “I would not be happy,” Trump told the CBS television network’s “Face the Nation” programme. “And I can tell you also, I don’t believe that the president of China, […]

PM Modi pushes out VIP, says 'every person is important'

Dipping deeper into the mindset of the common man who the detests the VIP culture, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday took the concept beyond prohibiting red beacons by coining a new term — EPI (Every Person is Important). In his monthly radio broadcast ‘Mann Ki Baat’, the Prime Minister said: “Our concept of New India is precisely that — in place of VIP, more priority should be accorded to […]

Ban Facebook, Google in India: Sunil Mittal's radical suggestion to counter H1B visa restrictions

“You can’t have (a situation) that on one hand and you have 200 million customers on Facebook, 150 million on WhatsApp, 100 million people on Google… Would we say we don’t want FaceBook (and) Google to operate in India, we have homegrown apps,” Sunil Mittal said. As the US under President Donald Trump turns more protectionist, telecom czar Sunil Bharti Mittal asked if India should say no to Facebook and […]

Sudarsan Pattnaik wins gold medal at 10th Moscow sand art championship

Noted sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik from Odisha has won the jury prize gold medal at the10th Moscow Sand Art Championship. Pavel Menikov, the chief organiser of the event presented the prestigious prize at Kolomenskoye, Moscow, Pattnaik said in a statement. The event concluded yesterday. Twenty five sculptors from different countries around the world had participated in the championship on the theme – “World Around Us”. Pattnaik said he had created […]

Suffering from menstrual disorders? Yoga is your answer

Practicing yoga may enhance mood and reduce pain in women affected by menstrual distress associated with physical and psychological symptoms, says a study. For the study, the researchers carried out a systematic review of the published literature on yoga practice and common menstrual disorders. Enhanced mood, reduced pain, increased wellbeing, and a heightened relaxation response were among the improved outcomes reported by women who participated in a yoga intervention, according […]


106-year-old grandmother from Andhra Pradesh and her `Country Foods` is the new YouTube sensation!

A 106-year-old YouTuber from Andhra Pradesh is winning hearts with her cooking videos. Mastanamma has more than 2,63,000 subscribers to her channel `Country Foods`, which is managed by media persons from Hyderabad, K Laxman and Srinath Reddy. On her channel, Mastanamma is seen making various local delicacies, like egg curry, fish fry, watermelon chicken, using easily available ingredients. Always clad in a simple saree, the 106-year-old chef cooks delicious dishes […]

Gautam Gambhir pledges IPL 2017 prize money to families of Sukma martyrs

Gautam Gambhir had recently pledged to bear expenses for the education of the children of paramilitary personnel killed in the Suma attack. On Friday, after he led Kolkata Knight Riders to a seven-wicket win over Delhi Daredevils, the stylish southpaw walked the talk and said all his prize money in IPL 2017 would be given to the families of the Sukma martyrs. Recently, following the attack by the Maoists in […]

Bahubali 2 movie review: Bahubali The Conclusion is bigger, but not better

For two years the nation has been wanting to know, the hysteria increasing with every passing day: why did Kattappa kill Baahubali? Smart viewers would probably have glommed the answer, but given that Baahubali 2 was made expressly for that purpose, we duly give it our time and attention. We get the answer, but only after long, infernally silly romantic interludes: romance is not really S S Rajamouli’s strength. And […]

Survey finds Karnataka the most corrupt state

Karnataka occupies the first slot in a list of states perceived to be corrupt on the basis of people’s experience in paying bribes for public services, a survey conducted by an NGO has revealed. Karnataka is followed by Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Jammu & Kashmir and Punjab. The Centre for Media Studies survey, which covered 20 states, found Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Chhattisgarh to be the least corrupt. The […]